ABOUT THE NORTHFORK ESTATE

OUR OWNERS & PHILOSOPHY

We Never Imagined Owning A Wedding and Event Venue

Let alone one of the most sought-after venues in the Lansing, Michigan area. It all started with a family member’s question “If I ever decide to get married, can we do it here?” Sure was the answer knowing full well, that probably wasn’t going to happen. A few years later the call to take us up on the offer was made. At the time, we still didn’t have Northfork Dreams on our radar, we were just providing a beautiful location for our family to get hitched.

Fast forward two years to March 2015 when Nathan proposed to Marta on one of the frozen ponds on the property. It was at that point that we decided to cement the floors in what was originally built as a Riding Arena and turn it into a wedding venue.

We were the first wedding in the Hall at Northfork. On our wedding day, we had the day of our dreams, our vendors, our family, etc. Therefore when we decided to open the venue to others, our philosophy is such that anyone who gets married here shall have the wedding of Their Dreams, Not Ours….we already did that!

We are strong advocates of planning, day-of coordination, and Plan B’s because of what happened on our own day! We had no plan B (it down poured and the wedding party didn’t know what to do!), and although we hired a day-of coordinator, unfortunately, she left us after the ceremony (and again we didn’t know what to do!). So we make sure none of our couples have to experience what we did on our day.

We’ve been blessed with the best staff ever. All of our team members genuinely care about you and your day and know we have one shot to get it right for you! We are here to support you from the moment you get engaged to the moment you leave our property on the night of your wedding.

We love sharing The Northfork Estate with our Northfork couples and are grateful to be a part of their love stories and to have them become a part of our Northfork Family.

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We’d like to thank our photographers who provided gorgeous photography on our website: Michelle Lippert Photography and Emily Hary Photography